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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201709-24 ] RAR, UnRAR Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: RAR, UnRAR: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201709-24)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-09-25
Bug(s): #622342, #628182, #628184
ID: 201709-24

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in RAR and UnRAR, the
worst of which may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.


Background

RAR and UnRAR provide command line interfaces for compressing and
decompressing RAR files.


Affected Packages

Package: app-arch/rar
Vulnerable: < 5.5.0_p20170811
Unaffected: >= 5.5.0_p20170811
Architectures: All supported architectures

Package: app-arch/unrar
Vulnerable: < 5.5.7
Unaffected: >= 5.5.7
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in RAR and UnRAR. Please
review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.


Impact

A remote attacker, by enticing a user to open a specially crafted RAR,
could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process
or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All RAR users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/rar-5.5.0_p20170811"
   
All UnRAR users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-arch/unrar-5.5.7"
   


References

CVE-2012-6706

CVE-2017-12940


CVE-2017-12941


CVE-2017-12942


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